ACEI Radio Connects Early Childhood Professionals in 53 Nations

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Association for Childhood Education International Teams with BAM Radio Network

Today, the BAM Radio Network (BRN), a joint project of Moving & Learning and Jackstreet Media, announced that the Association for Childhood Education International has launched ACEI Radio. The new media resource will give the association's members, in 53 countries, access to the latest relevant practices, insights and developments in education for infants through early adolescents.

The program is hosted by ACEI Executive Director Diane Whitehead and will be Nanocasted on the ACEI web site at, distributed via email and made available for download to the organization's members and supporters via podcast.

"ACEI Radio is a wonderful way to share with our global community of educators and advocates the most up to date information, trends and innovative practices impacting children around the world," said ACEI Executive Director Diane Whitehead. "Program guests are leading advocates and experts on a wide range of issues impacting the development and well-being of children. These timely programs can be accessed any time, any place, from the ACEI website."

"I applaud ACEI's mission to promote and support the optimal education and development of children and to influence the professional growth of educators," said Rae Pica, co-founder, BAM Radio Network. "It is an honor to welcome them to the network and to join them in their mission."

About ACEI

The Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) is the oldest professional organization in the world dedicated to the development of the whole child, from birth to early adolescence. Founded in 1892, ACEI is an organization of teachers, teacher educators, and parents whose primary purpose is to promote the inherent rights, education, and well-being of children in the home, school, and community. ACEI publishes the award-winning publication Childhood Education, as well as the Journal of Research in Childhood Education.

About BAM Radio Network

The BAM Radio Network ( was originally launched as a resource for parents, aimed at delivering the most reliable information on early childhood development and developmentally appropriate parenting to busy moms and dads. Created by leading early childhood experts, the programming quickly became a popular resource among teachers and educators and was expanded to include an Educators' Channel. A third channel for directors and administrators was soon developed, which became the catalyst for the Education 360 Channel, which expanded the team of program hosts to include diverse voices and insights from the leading advocates in the fields of child development and education. The network is a joint venture between privately held New Hampshire-based Moving & Learning and Los Angeles-based Jackstreet Media Ventures LLC. The programming is produced by Emmy-winning broadcaster Errol Smith and distributed through the Affiliate Nanocasting Network.

The Best Educational Reporting Team

BAM Radio Network has assembled the heads of the education community's leading associations to bring you the most insightful, accurate, relevant and up-to-date information on the education issues people really care about. The on-air hosts include:

  • Mark Ginsberg, executive director of the National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Gail Connelly, executive director of the National Association of Elementary School Principals
  • Dan Domenech, executive director of the American Association of School Administrators
  • Michael McGrady, deputy director of the National Head Start Association
  • Judy Nee, president and CEO of the National Afterschool Association
  • John Musso, executive director of the Association of School Business Officials
  • Janice Esau, executive director/CEO of the National Association of Child Care Professionals
  • Amy Garcia, executive director of the National Association of School Nurses
  • Jodi Grant, executive director of the Afterschool Alliance
  • Linda Geigle, executive director of the National Association for Family Child Care
  • Dr. Eric Karolak, executive director of Early Childhood Education Consortium
  • Barbara S. Belmont, executive director for the School Nutrition Association
  • Sherry Waugh, president of the National Coalition for Campus Children's Centers

These education advocates are at the center of their respective communities and have their fingers on the pulse of what is going on moment by moment. Their programs are an invaluable resource for reporters, advocates, activists, legislators, analysts, parents, educators, administrators and anyone interested in transforming education.

Jackstreet Media Ventures LLC
Jeannette Bernstein

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